Major Requirements

These are the course and credit requirements for a Major in History. View the History Major on the UW-Green Bay Catalog.

Students majoring in History and pursuing DPI certification within the Education program should check with the History adviser about any special History department requirements for prospective teachers.

Supporting Courses18
American History
HISTORY 205
American History to 1865
HISTORY 206
History of the United States from 1865 to the Present
Western History
Choose one of the following courses:
HISTORY/HUM STUD 101
Foundations of Western Culture I
HISTORY/HUM STUD 102
Foundations of Western Culture II
World History
Choose one of the following courses:
HISTORY/HUM STUD 103
World Civilizations I
HISTORY/HUM STUD 104
World Civilizations II
Historical Methods
HISTORY 290
The Craft of History
Elective
Choose 1 course not taken to meet one of the above requirements
DJS 221
American Law in Historical Perspective
HISTORY/HUM STUD 101
Foundations of Western Culture I
HISTORY/HUM STUD 102
Foundations of Western Culture II
HISTORY/HUM STUD 103
World Civilizations I
HISTORY/HUM STUD 104
World Civilizations II
HISTORY 207
Introduction to African-American History
HISTORY 220
American Environmental History
Upper-Level Courses24
HISTORY 480
Seminar in History
Category I, American History
Choose one of the following courses:
DJS 361
Historical Perspectives on American Democracy
DJS 363
Topics in Democracy and Justice
Topic: The U.S. and Genocide
Topic: Historical Perspectives on US Education System
FNS 374
Wisconsin First Nations Ethnohistory
HISTORY 302
Problems in American Thought
HISTORY 309
United States Immigration History
HISTORY 310
American Colonial History
HISTORY 312
The Early American Republic
HISTORY/DJS 365
U.S. Labor and the Working Class: Past and Present
HISTORY 370
History of Sexuality in the U.S.
HISTORY 380
U.S. Women's History
HISTORY 402
America in the Twentieth Century
Category II, European History
Choose one of the following courses:
HISTORY 301
The Middle Ages
HISTORY 330
Early Modern Europe
HISTORY 332
Europe in the 19th Century
HISTORY 333
Europe in the 20th Century
HISTORY 360
Ancient Greece
HISTORY 361
Ancient Rome
HISTORY 420
Topics in Ancient History
HISTORY 421
Topics in Medieval History
HISTORY 422
Topics in Early Modern European History
HISTORY 423
Topics in Modern European History
Category III, Non-Western History
Choose one of the following courses:
DJS 363
Topics in Democracy and Justice (Topic: South Africa)
HISTORY 337
The Rise of Islamic Civilization to 1800
HISTORY 356
History of Modern Africa
Choose 12 credits from the following courses:
Any 300-400 History courses may be used to complete this requirement
DJS 361
Historical Perspectives on American Democracy
DJS 363
Topics in Democracy and Justice (Topic: US & Genocide, US Education, South Africa)
FNS 374
Wisconsin First Nations Ethnohistory
Total Credits42